Globe Céleste

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Photo across the Seine of the Globe Céleste beside the Eiffel Tower.
Postcard of Suchard, a Swiss brand of chocolate.

The Globe Céleste was an icon of the Exposition Universelle of 1900 in Paris, similar to the Eiffel Tower. It was constructed in the shape of a large globe and stood close to the Eiffel Tower.

It was "catered for armchair space-travellers: spectators leaned back in easy chairs while panoramas depicting the solar system were rolled past." [1]

External links and References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Books: Maxwell, Anne - Colonial Photography and Exhibitions, 1999, ISBN 0-7185-0229-9 p.25 below

Coordinates: 48°51′27″N 2°17′34″E / 48.85750°N 2.29278°E / 48.85750; 2.29278